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Oct 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. under the president's policies, middle income americans have been buried. they're just being crushed. middle-income americans have seen their income come down by $4,300. this is a tax in and of itself. i'll call it the economy tax. i'm not going to raise taxes on anyone. my plan is to bring down rates to get more people working. my priority is putting people back to work in america. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> welcome back, everybody, somebody is really anxious to give you the weather. that commercial break lasted way too long. >> i'm always anxious because i enjoy bringing people good news. >> we hardly ever bring good news around here. >> we can control that just a little in the weather. it's the way ewe paint the day. it's not becoming incre
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
county. chris gordon has both sides of the debate. >> reporter: montgomery county educators as well as business and elected leaders came to campus today to make a point. supporters of question 7 say expanded gambling will mean hundreds of millions of dollars for education. money being spent by maryland residents in the casinos of neighboring states. >> there was a study that came out today that suggested $1.2 billion that marylanders are spending, that marylanders are spending in west virginia. >> reporter: the event took place at the university of maryland at shady grove. >> the university border reached a decision in support. the moneys coming in will be supporting education, education capital budgets. so this is important. >> reporter: we requested a response from the group opposing question 7. get the facts. vote no on 7 says just because money goes to the education trust fund doesn't mean that it will get to maryland kids. new revenues would be used for increased education funding. last week, this group of clergy and communicate activists in prince george's county said no to quest
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 6:00pm EDT
arrived at new york city. of course, no education. the hardest thing i ever had to do. >> reporter: this act gives no freebies. to get to the ballot, prerequisites tacked on. paid tax, registered for selective service, plan to apply for full citizenship. supporters of the act say they want equal footing for all college bound in the community. the dreamers, the investment made in early education. >> we need them to build and assist in making a better america. in building of our future. >> some people that have been here for a really long time, and that's like, like a sister or brother, not being able to go to college. >> reporter: after the rally in langley park, time to strike up the band and march to the university of maryland campus. the senior director torres says the efforts lay preparation for larger immigration reform. >> we truly believe that the sooner the president is going to be re-elected, president obama, the first priority in 2013. >> reporter: a long march from langley park to college park with long uphill stretches but they all made it to a place of higher learning a
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 9:00am EDT
undocumented immigrants afford higher education. news 4's derrick ward is live at langley park where the rally is going to begin and has more on today's none administration. >> reporter: good morning. i'm going to borrow from the words of john lennon. you may see they are dreamers but they are not the only one. a thousand people plan to take part in a march today in the name of justice, dignity, and access to higher education. the maryland dream act provides in state tuition rates to maryland's immigrant children regardless of their immigration status provided they've been living in maryland for three years, attending high school in the state, paying taxes, and applying to a college registered for selective service, and also are planning to seek full citizenship. marches like this have been going on all over for the past several months but they feel it is important now to get the word out. there are 14 questions on the ballot here in prince george's county alone so a lot of people are vying for attention for the cause. they think this will definitely help. with me now is gustavo andretti the o
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the way she was talking about education for girls. the child is 14 years old, a pakistani. she's been blogging for the past year about how important it is for girls to be educated. thousands of people across pakistan held vigils today in her honor. she underwent surgery to remove a bullet in her neck. schools closed in protest of that attack. pakistan's top military officer called her an icon of courage. >>> the dramatic rescue of a british skipper and his runaway boat. the 25-foot fishing boat ran into trouble sunday morning off the southwest coast of england. a large wave threw the skipper and another man overboard. a lifeboat crew of volunteers scooped the skipper in from the rocky water. they took him to safety before speeding away to try to reel in his boat. the skipper's companion was helped ashore by surfers. neither man was seriously hurt. >>> serious firefighting in los angeles, california. they're still trying to figure out what started this massive fire overnight. it housed a cleaning business and print company. thick black smoke backed up traffic on the busy 101 freeway fo
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
still find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> several school buildings in prince george's county are in need of major renovations and repairs. in a new report, it shows most of the facilities are in fair or poor condition, and it will take billions of dollars to spruce them up. news4's prince george's county bureau chief tracee wilkins has details plus reactions from parents. >> reporter: a new independent report shows that while new school buildings are ahead of the curve, many students are lagging far behind. one of the highest performing schools, and in maryland for that matter, but according to this new report, it also has one of the core facilities in the county. >> the facility is poor. >> reporter: tulip grove
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 4:00pm EDT
education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> welcome back at 4:30. i'm jim handly. >> i'm pat lawson muse. >> jerry sandusky will spend between 30 and 60 years in prison. a judge issued that sentence today. it mean he will likely be behind bars for the rest of his life. earlier this year, sandusky was convicted on 45 counts of child sex abuse. sandusky maintained today his innocence and he does plan to appeal. >>> two polls are giving mitt romney a big healthy jump from his strong debate performance last week. the polls, done by gallup and the pew research center put him ahead among likely voters in the nation. however, gallup says some of romney's advantage is already dissipating. both candidates are in ohio today. >>> amtrak trains running normally between d.c. and delaware. train service was disr
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
education of girls. nbc has more now on the work to help that child. >> reporter: just three days after being gunned down by the taliban, 14-year-old malala yousafzai is already showing significant signs of improvement. today doctors have her stable enough to move her to a military facility just outside the capital of islamabad. it's better equipped, better resources and more importantly doctors say has a specialized pediatric care unit better suited for malala's recovery. she remains unconscious and on ventilator support, but now doctors say they can put her chances at survival at 70%. >> the whole of this country should be ashamed of themselves if they don't stand up to these guys. she's somebody's daughter. >> reporter: people continue to show support across the country, rallying for malala's country, they say if you kill one malala, ten more will emerge. >>> the space shuttle "endeavour" begins its final journey tomorrow. in the morning it will travel across los angeles to the california science center. the 12-mile center from the los angeles airport could be one of "endeavour
NBC
Oct 14, 2012 6:30pm EDT
girls to be educated and independent. now fighting for her own life after she was shot by a team of taliban gunman. we have an update on her condition and the growing outrage at her attackers. >> reporter: military officials overseeing the care of the 14-year-old girl say she's making satisfactory process, but they are considering sending her abroad for specialized treatment. meanwhile here in pakistan, the anger continues to grow. today tens of thousands turned out in karachi to register their dissent to the taliban. hundreds of schoolgirls gathered to support her. some here are now saying that this is the chance for the military to strike at the heart of the taliban in the border region as the outrage over the attack grows, as do the cries for justice for mallal. >>> still ahead, as nightly news continues, the uproars over the way some schools are tracking students, every movement, every move they make. >>> and you just can't believe your eyes. many medications. dry mouth can be frustrating... and ignoring it can lead to... sipping water can help, but dentists recommend biotene. b
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 4:30am EDT
. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. is. >>> at the live desk with breaking news. five people have been killed in a baltimore row house fire and four of them were children. the fire broke out overnight in the eastern section of the city. it took firefighters two hours to get it under control. this photo was taken by the baltimore fire department. they say one person had to jump from a second-story window to escape the flames. a firefighter was also injured, but is expected to be okay. at this point, investigators say they are not clear how the fire started. >>> trcontroversy this morning a university. dr. angela mccaskill is the head of diversity at galladet university. she reportedly signed a propose to support the same-sex marriage law. officials say
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 4:30am EDT
if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> daredevil felix baumgartner is set to try a 23 mile high skydive. baumgartner will jump out of a balloon over new mexico and be freefalling at speeds around 700 miles per hour. in addition to this record-setting jump he could break the sound barrier. baumgartner has set records for highest parachute jump from a building and also the lowest b.a.s.e. jump in the world. >> break the sound barrier, also he could break his neck. >> the man could seriously injure himself. >> that's roughly the distance from d.c. center to dulles airport. he's going to jump and fall. >> takes all kinds. >>> 4:41. storm team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson to tell us about the forecast. >> hey, there, guys. yesterday, did you know we only hit
NBC
Oct 12, 2012 7:00am EDT
fearless advocacy for girls' education. she remains in critical condition. the alleged mastermind of the attack, a top taliban commander, is still at large. >>> lebanese militant group hezbollah has declared that a drone downed over israel last week was theirs. israeli officials say the drone appeared to have been manufactured in iran, a longtime ally of hezbollah. >>> and a winner for this year's nobel peace prize this morning. in a unanimous decision the committee awarded this year's prize to the european union for its landmark role in history uniting the continent. the award downplays the current eurozone debt crisis, straining its 17 nations. >>> investigators searching for a missing 10-year-old girl in colorado are appealing to the public for help in finding her apparent abductor. meantime today, police expect to positive positively identify a body near the spot where jess "k" ridgeway disappeared one week ago. officials say the condition of the body has delayed identification and gave no indication of its age or gender. >>> now let's head to wall street and cnbc's mandy drury a
NBC
Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm EDT
childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. a family can make... realizing a nursing home is the only choice. for many middle class families, medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor, mitt romney raised nursing home fees eight times. and as president, his budget cuts medicaid by one-third and burdens families with the cost of nursing home care. we have a president who won't let that happen. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approved this message. >>> back now to questions about the debtly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. during the debate last night, vice president joe biden was asked why government officials initially said that attack grew out of a protest. >> i do know this, there is nobody in the administration motivated by anything other than trying
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 11:00pm EDT
maryland workers and no law that requires the money to go to education. >>> temperatures are falling fast out there tonight, but that's not even close to how cold it will be tomorrow night. storm team 4 chief meteorologist doug kammerer has details. hey,ing doug. >> you've got that right. already out there, 52 degrees, the average low, we're already there. we'll go a lot cooler as we make our way through tonight with a dew point of 31 degrees. as far as the temperatures go, already down to 45 in gainle gaithersburg, 43 in fair fox county, loudoun county and leesburg, 45. some of you are already in the 30s, wait until i show you just how keeld cold we'll get tonight, plus how many of you will be below freezing tomorrow. >> thank you, doug. >>> still ahead -- coaches clash at a youth football game and it all unfolds in front of parents and players. >>> remember, one thing being stole by thieves on metro. let me tell you how i will create 12 million jobs when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufactur
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> federal holiday. things looking great on the interstates. hov lanes restricted with the exception of route 50 in maryland. accident eastbound, parkway at sudly manor drive. metro weekend schedule, mart trains >>> 8:30 now on this columbus day. it's monday morning, october 8th, 2012. a day off for kids across the country. we have a big crowd in rockefeller plaza celebrating this beautiful but i have to say a little bit chilly. did we ever find out the temperature in. >> getting better, getting better. >> used to be able to see it on the wall. oh, well. >> i didn't see it. good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie alongside willie geist in for matt and natalie morales here. coming up, if you need to add pieces to your ward
NBC
Oct 13, 2012 9:00am EDT
. >> opponents are also concerned that the revenue generated from gambling will not go to education and other essential services as promised. baker disputed that claim. you can see the entire viewpoint interview this sunday morning at 7:00 right here on nbc 4. >>> and with election day just 24 days away the pages of kids post are helping even the little ones understand politics. here is eun yang with that and some other items features this week. >> good morning. this weekend on kids post on tv political ads on tv, guinness records we see and waggy tails inquiry. joining us is tracy grant of "the washington post" kids post. nice to see you. >> good to be with you. >> first this week you're explaining political ads to your viewers and there have been so many of them. >> well that's right. and what we try to do in sunday's kids post is explain to kids ways in which political ads are an awful lot like other ads that they see whether for cereal or a hot toy and ways in which they're different. imagine, for example, if you a cereal ad in which it said, don't eat that other brand of cereal
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
their grade and future education, and they say the mints they ate are perfectly legal. it all started when 17-year-old jake walker took these to school. >> i don't feel that i should lose my education over a little mint. >> reporter: they are caffein-in mints, perfectly legal, but to some school officials in pekin illinois they looked like drugs. jake and three of his friends were suspended for eating the mints during lunch. >> this is 2012, and caffein is caffein. i drink soda. jake drinks soda. i didn't see anything wrong with a caffein pill. >> reporter: school officials issued this statement. pekin community high school approaches consumption of mood-altering substances very seriously given both the health risks at issue and a mission to keep both illegal and legal drugs and substances out of the school. >> i see people bringing in energy drinks and coffee to school every day, so i thought, hey, it's healthier. why not dry to bring it in and maybe get a little bit more energy. >> reporter: here's a caffein breakdown. a 16-ounce cup of coffee averages 100 milligrams of caff
NBC
Oct 14, 2012 9:00am EDT
education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> definitely feel the change from yesterday to today as son as you step out. >> remember yesterday i was standing outside and i had my arms around me and -- >> you looked like a blow fish. i went back to watch, it was funny. >> because you were shivering so much. >> okay, well this morning i was not in agony because the winds turned around and the temperatures are climbing out there that trend of warmer weather will continue right through the rest of your sunday. remember we had a beautiful clear sky, well mid-level clouds are racing in and we will continue to increase. we won't have that sparkling blue sky like we had yesterday, but it will be about 15 degrees warmer today. these are the kind ka tors of the warmer more humid air, and that trend will co
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 7:00pm EDT
them. >> they cannot stop me, i will get my education, if it is in home, school or any place. >> reporter: this 2009 interview with a journalist was one the girl gave as one of the best known, most outspoken and youngest critics of the extremist forces ravaging her country. >> i was very scared. the militants threw acid on my face. they can do anything. >> reporter: she refused to let fear silence her. in her diary, translated and published by the bbc, she described life under taliban rule. i was afraid going to school, she wrote, because the taliban had issued an edict banning all girls from attending school. she went anyway. inspiring others to do the same. her diary was nominated for the international children's peace prize. >> coming from a child, it's innocent, it's honest, it's open, and i think that's what was so threatening. >> reporter: tonight malawa remains in critical condition at a military hospital at this hour. doctors believe she will survive, but some are expressing concern that she may have trouble speaking again. brian? >> amna nawaz, our pakistan based cor
NBC
Oct 12, 2012 4:00pm EDT
take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> a rare sight in australia. take a look. an unusual snowfall caught these kangaroos by surprise. a man living on an endangered species sanctuary in new south wales shot this video this morning. he fed the kangaroos pieces of bread while they hopped around in the snow to try to keep warm. that was a dusting. but boy, they probably didn't know what hit them. >> they don't do snow. >> i don't think so. >> try hopping in that stuff. >> they look pleasantly surprised. >> we don't do really cold weather this early in october, except we'd better get ready to, huh? >> national airport normally doesn't get below 40 degrees for another couple of weeks. in the western suburbs, we're just about on average for getting down below 40
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 11:00am EDT
childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> north korea is making a new threat against the u.s. it claims its missiles can reach the u.s. mainland as well as the u.s. territory of guam. north korea is accusing allies of platting a war against it. the u.s. agreed to let it have longer range missiles that can strike anywhere in the north. north korea hasn't mastered the technology capable to strike the u.s. >>> terrorism adviser heads to libya today. he will get an update on the investigation into the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi last month. chris stevens was killed there. it comes before congress holds their first hearing on the attack. he will testify before the house oversight committee. the state department ignoring requests for additional protection in the weeks and mont
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> good saturday morning. i'm chuck bell. we're off to a partly cloudy to mostly cloudy start here in the nation's capital and there will be a chance for a few quick little sprinkles today. nothing major. current temperatures are mild. upper 50s to low and mid 60s around much of the metro area. you can see on storm 4 radar a couple light rain showers now just to the west of hagerstown and it'll be a scattering of very light rain showers off and on through the late morning and afternoon today. so becoming mostly cloudy. scattered showers today. it'll be nice and mild. temperatures mid to upper 70s. tomorrow practically cold with highs barely into the low and mid 50s at best. richard, back to you. >> thanks. we've go
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
have a preference too on how it feels on their skin. >> you even do fun experiments to educate them, for example? >> i do. you take a piece of colored construction paper, put it outside for a couple hours, you put a key, some objects on it and they can see how the sun fades it. and it's a good way to show them that there are these powers at work we can't see. >> well, it's great advice, it's great to read about your journey. glad you're doing so well today. >> thank you. >>> and coming up next, a live performance from ellie. ♪ >>> the toyota concert series on "today" brought to you by toyota. >> british singer/song writer ellie goulding performed at the duke and duchess of cambridge wedding. now she's out with her second album. good to see you. so i spent some time reading about you last night. and you said every interview you've done for the last two years has been about one subject. because i want you to like me, i'm not even going to mention it. so let's just talk about you. you were one of the only, the only british singer to win the two most prestigious newcomer awards. how m
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> controversy on your commute as you head out this morning. there are some ads you might actually stop to read. >>> and still spreading. this morning people are infected with meningitis and many more are being told to stay vigilant. good morning, everyone. welcome back to news 4 today. >> breaking news for travelers. we have arew at union station gathering information. more on that in just a moment. >>> first it's a little warmer this morning. still a chilly start. take a look at some of the temperatures around the region right now. veronica johnson drew the short stick and she is live on the storm team 4 weather deck this morning. i'm glad you put your coat on. >> this time i had time to grab it s
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> tomorrow is sentencing day for jerry sandusky. in june, the former penn state assistant football coach was convicted of sexually abusing young boys. sandusky is expected to make a statement before the judge tomorrow, but his attorneys say no one else will speak on his behalf. instead, the judge will review letters written by some of sandusky's friends and family. danielle lee has more on what we can expect at tomorrow's hearing. >> reporter: tuesday jerry sandusky will return to the same centre county courthouse where he was escorted out in cuffs just over three months ago. he'll emerge from isolation thinner, and wearing an orange jumpsuit instead of a sports coat. >> we've known for a long
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 11:00am EDT
childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> the national gallery of art is celebrating the art of roy. this is the first comprehensive retro specktive. harry joins us with more on the exhibit that opens sunday. is that right? >> that's right. it opens on sunday and is here with us until january 13th. >> it doesn't happen this often. >> no, this is once in a generation. the last show was 20 years ago, that was in new york. i wanted to grab this one for washington, d.c. >> it's interesting this that art is considered art. there was a time when this was just comic book pictures and no one would think it's something someone wants to collect and pay in the millions of dollars for. >> right. it was shocking. the point of it was to be shocking in the beginning. with this painting, mickey, whi
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Oct 13, 2012 2:05am EDT
it, the more likely they are to get treatment and educated. >> the more you feel you're not alone. >> did your mom pass from breast cancer ten years ago? >> perfect example of somebody who didn't know. it was fear for her. she was really intelligent. had her master's from vanderbilt. she wasn't somebody who didn't know things, but cancer terrified her. she found a lump. her mom had a bad chemo experience 20 years before, so she decided if it's cancer i'm not going to do anything about it and not going to tell anybody. we found out, it was too late. that was a matter of people not knowing enough about it. >> early detection. >> it is, it is. james, thanks. >> ladies, thank you. >> that t-shirt is hot. >> excellent on you. >> well, thank you. ford cares. thank god for ford doing this campaign. all the money goes to breast cancer. >> for a guy who doesn't work out since "desperate housewives" you're hanging in there really well, honey. >>> is there a goblin in your house? >> halloween gadgets and gear right after this. >>> good morning. i'm meteorologist crystal egger with the weathe
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china, and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> kate middleton is facing one of her busiest weeks ahead as she prepares for more that happen a ha-- than a half dozen appearances. the royal couple has essentially been in hiding since she and prince william returned from the diamond jubilee tour in asia last month. it's their first public foray since topless pictures o
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Oct 12, 2012 12:35am EDT
childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our next guest this evening is a very funny man. starting tomorrow, his new movie, "smashed," opens in select theaters, and every week you can see him in "parks and recreation", which airs thursday nights at 9:30 p.m. right here on nbc. please welcome back to the show a very handsome, very talented actor. here's nick offerman! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ who's that girl who's that girl who's that girl who's that girl ♪ ♪ who's that girl who's that girl who's that girl who's that girl ♪ >> jimmy: oh, my goodness that's what i'm talking about right there. you are a very, very funny, very good-looking gentleman. >> that's generous. >> jimmy: it's not generous, nick, i got to say i thought i -- i though
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Oct 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china, and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> welcome back at 5:45. a frederick county, maryland teen is speaking out after he was bullied and it was caught on video. 15-year-old preston deener was about to do an interview with a hagerstown tv station about bullying. three boys approached him and started attacking him. cameras caught one of the boys chessing preston across the street. preston says he's been
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Oct 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. ♪ you know i wish that i had jesse's girl ♪ >> everybody sing. a massive crowd of new yorkers stopped for an impromptu si singalong with rick springfield. he's promoting his album "end of the world" by playing in various end of the world platforms like new york's subway. he sang his classic "jesse's girl." >> the world would be so much better if people just spontaneously burst into song. >> you know, with the guitar. would you do that? >> i would so jump in. >> and a two-step. >> or a four-step. >> and a five, six, seven, eight. >> we see just a little bit of the sun starting to work its way toward the horizon. veronica johnson is in with a look at what we can expect today weather-wise. >> despit
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Oct 11, 2012 5:00am EDT
they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china, and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> 14 before the hour now. controversy this morning at a d.c. university. administrator there on paid leave after taking a stand on proposed same-sex marriage in maryland. dr. angela mccaskill is the head of diversity in northeast d.c. this summer she reportedly signed a petition to reverse maryland's proposed same
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Oct 11, 2012 9:00pm EDT
off of early education. it will eliminate the tax credit people have to be able to send their children to college. it cuts education by $450 billion. it does virtually nothing except continue to increase the tax cuts for the very wealthy. and, you know, we've had enough of this. the idea that he's so concerned about these deficits, i pointed out, he voted to put two wars on a credit card. >> we're going to -- we're going to the closing statements in a minute. >> just a second. not raising taxes is not cutting taxes and by the way, our budget -- >> we have not raised taxes. >> went up 3% a year instead of 4.5%. >> let me calm down things here just for a minute and i want to talk to you very briefly before we go to closing statements about your own personal character. if you were elected, what could you both give to this country as a man, as a human being, that no one else could? >> honesty. no one else could? there are plenty of fine people who could lead this country. but what you need are people who when they say they're going to do something, they go do it. what you need are
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Oct 13, 2012 6:00am EDT
they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> the "today" show is coming up next on nbc 4. let's find out what they're working on. >> lester holt joins us live from new york. >> richard, angie, coming up on a saturday morning on "today" a tragic end to the story of a missing 10-year-old girl in colorado. her body was identified late friday. the killer is still out there. you can imagine the fear in that community. we're live in colorado with the latest. >>> also ahead britain's prince harry in afghanistan. we've been telling you he is there fighting on the front lines but we're now learning a bit more about the combat missions that he's actually taking part in. we'll give you the latest there. >>> my sit down
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Oct 9, 2012 12:35am EDT
away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our next guest this evening is regarded as the best dog trainer on the planet. he's got a new series called "leader of the pack" starting in january, as well as a nat geo wild special called "cesar millan: the real story," airing at 9:00 p.m. sunday, november 25th. please welcome to our show cesar millan! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ who let the dogs out who let the dogs out who let the dogs out ♪ >> jimmy: cesar! cesar, you are beloved. whenever people knew that you were coming on, people went bonkers. on twitter, they're all like, "i want to bring my dog. i got to show -- i've got to ask some questions." like, they love you. you're a legend. >> they do, they do, they do. i mean, they love
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
to have control over her body. >> i know how he feels personally about education and i know what he has said about education. and almost every woman with a child cares about education and cares about health care. so those are the two main issues that women are concerned about. >> reporter: so an eager crowd here waiting for the first lady. she should be on stage in the next few minutes. we'll bring you her remarks. julie cary, news4. >>> a federal judge today scolded the former d.c. county chair for disobeying court orders. brown plead guilty to a felony this summer and was supposed to check in by tephone each week. but he didn't. tom sherwood is here now with the story. >> you can ask any lawyer, if you're facing the jail sentence, you don't want to anger the judge. >> reporter: kwame brown was ordered to court tuesday for failing to check in weekly before he sentenced in november for a felony branch fraud. last summer brown, a former rising star in city politics, resigned his chairmanship and left city politics. his career in ruins. at his guilty plea last summer, he promised to c
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Oct 10, 2012 7:00pm EDT
be educated and independent. now, she is fighting for her life after an attempt on her life by a team of taliban gunmen. tonight, the outcry over that attack is growing. we get the very latest from nbc. >> malala yousufzai remains in the hospital, recovering from emergency surgery to remove a bullet from her neck. a team of seven doctors is working on her case, including specialists called in from retirement. and a government plane is on stand by to carry her overseas for treatment, although she is too unstable to move. today, the chief of surgery paid a visit to her bedside, and vowed to fight terrorism no matter the costs. while malala yousufzai lies in bed, many pray for her recovery. some schools were closed in protests. many demonstrate against the taliban in protests. the shooting has brought new focus to malala situation, the fight for education. >> there can be nothing more cowardly. her story has captured the world's attention >> yesterday's attack reminds us of the challenge the girls face, whether it is poverty or marginalization, or even violence, just for speaking out for
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Oct 8, 2012 2:05am EDT
hope and opportunity, a good education? we bring back some of the manufacturing jobs and continue on this path to progress. >> there is a reality that on the campaign stump, mitt romney has been denied a line that he's been relying on when it comes to 8% unemployment, which was a significant marker. this is how he's been talking about it this fall. >> we've had 43 straight months with unemployment above 8%. he said that he'd create jobs, and instead we have unemployment now still over 8% for 43 straight months. >> the symbolism, mike murphy, is there for everyone to see. you get below 8% it matters. >> it becomes a good political club for the obama folks. but fundamentally, i don't think america woke up and said, hey, everything is fixed. we feel great. you can still see the economic worry. the middle class has been buried for four years. i think what's changed is not statistics out of d.c. i think we make a lot of that. it's the perception out in the states. >> but that's been a great point, chuck. when you see people feel better about the economy -- >> well, especially in certain p
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Oct 12, 2012 4:30am EDT
childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> may juror troubjor traffic s angeles overnight. heavy rain and flooding shut down the 60 freeway for about three miles as rising water snarled traffic there. even though it's caused huge backups, no accidents were reported. >> thank goodness because that's a huge mess. time for weather and traffic on the ones. storm team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson saying it's going to be cooler. >>> we're talking about frost and freezing temperatures coming our way during the overnight period. by the way, that flooding there in los angeles that you saw, that same system will be making its way eastward, giving us a little bit of rain early part of next week, and a big severe weather outbreak for the nation's midsection. take a look at the temperatures. w
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Oct 11, 2012 7:00pm EDT
become a worldwide symbol of the fight for freedom and the fight for all girls to get an education. we get an update on her condition today from nbc's amna nawaz. she covers pakistan for us nbc's >> reporter: good evening, less than three days after she was shot by the taliban coming home from her school, malala yousufzai is showing signs of improvement. she is taken from peshawar to the new area, which is more equipped and has more equipment. she is not out of danger, she is still unconscious, but they are now putting her chances of survival at 70%. meanwhile, across pakistan, people continue to take to streets to condemn the taliban attack and support malala yousufzai. one demonstrator said if they kill her, ten more will come forward her, ten more will come through. >> thank >> thank you. >>> a sad update from the gulf of mexico tonight, the coast guard confirmed an oil slick there is consistent with oil from the deep water horizon well, the source of the worst oil disaster in u.s. history. experts are not sure exactly where this sheen is coming from. bp says it is most likely r
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Oct 8, 2012 4:30am EDT
education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> some parts of the country are starting to feel some relief at the pump. aaa reports the average is $3.87 in the district. in maryland, it's $3.70. in virginia, it's $3.60. in west virginia, we're looking at about $3.89 for an average. the national average today is $3.81. california has the highest average right now, $4.61 a gallon for regular unleaded. >>> during tough times, families tend to cut back on expenses. that is not the case, though, when it comes to your cell phone bill. a new federal study found spending for cell phone service actually went up more than 4% last year. researchers say it's pretty odd that people are spending more on their phone bill while cutting back on every other household expense. people say it's because phones have gone fro
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Oct 14, 2012 10:30am EDT
still challenges to meet. children to educate, a middle class to rebuild. but the last thing we should do is turn back now. >> and yet here "the washington post" just this morning has this editorial and the headline is, show me a policy. mr. obama has yet to say how he would solve the immense problems awaiting the next president immediately after election. until and unless he does, the only rationale he can offer voters is the urgency of stopping the other guy. that is a challenge for him, isn't it? >> i think it's a challenge. i think the president has to step up. i think of the first muhammad ali fight in 1971. people thought he would beat joe frasier. he got hit in the jaw in the 15th, but he won the second and the third. history remembers the winners. what we know about mitt romney is we said on this program three weeks ago everybody thought that mitt romney was done. he had a very strong debate performance. but it took the stench of defeat to free him from the far right of the republican party. he got to move away because he was in such a desperate position that he got to s
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Oct 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
month. if approved question four would significantly reduce the cost of higher education for undocumented immigrants. they'd be eligible to pay in state or in county tuition at maryland colleges. 23-year-old ricardo campos is from el salvador but came to the u.s. when he was 11. he dreams of being an oncologist but says he can't afford medical school without the referendum. >> i'm a cancer survivor and my life was saved at john hopkins by a doctor who is an immigrant. i just want to keep saving lives the same way my life was saved once. i think it is really important to allow me and allow these kids to fulfill our dreams. >> critics say maryland's dream act would cost taxpayers too much to subsidize higher learning for undocumented immigrants. >>> some d.c. bars will be staying open until 4:00 in the morning for the columbus day holiday weekend. it's part of a new plan to generate millions of extra dollars in revenue from alcohol sales for the city. but not everyone thinks it's a good idea. erika gonzalez explains why. >> reporter: this columbus day weekend will be the first
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Oct 10, 2012 12:35am EDT
educational children's programs. in fact, he has his own show on pbs. let's take a look. ♪ [ applause ] [ "mr.rogers neighborhood" theme ] >> it's a beautiful day in the neighborhood, isn't it? [ cheers and applause ] it's a beautiful day for a neighbor. would you mine? could you be mine? won't you be? won't you be? please won't you be my neighbor? ♪ [ light laughter ] da, da, da. da, da, da, da. please won't you be, my neighbor. [ applause ] of course there's a good chance you already are my neighbor because i own so many homes. [ laughter ] da, da, da. it is a beautiful day. thank you, manuel. [ laughter ] hello, neighbor. you see this? it's called a wallet. and inside of a wallet, well, that's where money goes. now, you know what money is? i'm guessing no because you're watching public television. [ laughter ] therefore, you don't have cable. therefore, you're probably poor. money is sort of like paper that you can use to buy things that you want, like toys or yachts. you may be wondering where does money come from? well, it comes from a magical place called our parents. [ laught
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> time is 6:10. when is the last time you sent an old fashioned greeting card? hallmark is closing one of its greeting card plants in texas. doing so reduces production by a third and cuts about 300,000 jobs. more and more people are using social media to contact people for those big events. there's so many of those different sites where you can send invitations out for free. >> i'm on board with that. when it comes to a birthday or holiday, i want to open a card. >> something to be said about that, old fashioned card. >> i like that. >> let's get a check on the weather with veronica johnson. >> same here. it's kind of like it's part of the present, right? >>> we've got something to greet you this morning, and that is some mighty cold
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Oct 11, 2012 4:00pm EDT
generated from expanded gambling will not be spent on education or other essential services as claimed. baker disputes that. you can watch the entire viewpoint interview on sunday morning at 7:00 right here on nbc 4. >>> the meningitis outbreak continues to spread today. according to the centers for disease control and prevention, virginia now has 30 confirmed cases of infection. and nine cases reported so far in maryland. 170 people in all have been sickened in the outbreak that now spans 11 states. 14 people total have died, including one person in virginia, one in maryland. the massachusetts pharmacy linked to the tainted steroid shots has recalled all of its products now. >>> well, some cold weather is rolling in, folks. heads up, and bundle up. some parts of our region could be under a freeze watch for tomorrow night. >> doug kammerer is outside on the storm team 4 weather deck. and if we're going to need sweaters are or more heat tonight, duck, lay it on us. >> i think you're going to need a lot of things tonight. really, over the next couple of nights, we're in for really cold a
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Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
, strengthening opportunity and investing in education and bringing manufacturing jobs back overseas or with mitt romney, tax breaks for the rich. >> how much pressure has that first debate put on vice president biden's shoulders tomorrow now? >> well, i look forward to watching the vice president tomorrow. i know he's eager to do it. i think he's going to have to be on his toes because my guess is you're going to see what mitt romney tried to do which is paul ryan, congressman ryan walk away from the positions that he's held during this campaign and try to give a much, much different and softer image for the american people. >> we'll all be watching. robert gibbs, thank you for your time. >> thanks, matt. >> a reminder, can you watch the vice presidential debate. that's tomorrow night, 9:00 eastern, 6:00 pacific right here on nbc. >>> now 11 after the hours. here's savannah. >>> matt, thank you. the parents of a missing colorado girl are speaking out for the first time since their daughter's miss appearance. nbc's miguel almaguer has the latest on this story. miguel, good morning to yo
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Oct 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> walking with a purpose. right now thousands of people decked out in pink are braving chilly temperatures. you're looking at a live picture. they're doing it for an important cause. good morning and welcome back to "news 4 today." i'm aaron gilchrist. >>> and i'm eun yang. pink isn't the only color you'll see around town today. expect to see a lot of nats red too. >>> 3-2. and a drive hit deep to left field. looking up, way back, it's gone. >> woo hoo! that was definitely worth the wait. jayson werth took the 13th pitch of his at bat over the outfield fence where a walkoff winner last night enforces a decisive game five tonight. coming up in 20 minutes, we go into the locker room to hear what players had to say a
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Oct 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. "and what do you do?" "oh, i sell insurance like no one else." "oh, that's nice." "thank you." now, that's progressive. call or click today. >>> 5:41. let's get a look at weather. we're starting out three to five degrees cooler than we were at this time yesterday. we're seeing temperatures in the 30s to 52 at pax river there. 37 falls church and leesburg to coming in at 37 degrees. take a look. by noontime, we're at 60. your high today, 64 degrees. so chilly and then breezy cool for later today. we'll take a look at the extended forecast coming up in ten minutes. danella? >>> things look pretty good still on the roadways. as you're traveling along i-270, checking things out for you from frederick
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